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The Indus Waters Treaty: caught between a dispute and a hard place – thethirdpole.net

thethirdpole.netThe Indus Waters Treaty: caught between a dispute and a hard placethethirdpole.netPakistan had argued that the Kishanganga project was not in consonance with the provisions of Annexure D of the Indus Waters Treaty, which deals with “the generation of hydroelectric power by India on the Western rivers”. In it paragraph 15 (iii) states:.

Relaunching Myitsone Hydropower dam could win investor confidence in Myanmar – Mizzima News

Mizzima NewsRelaunching Myitsone Hydropower dam could win investor confidence in MyanmarMizzima NewsThe dam is a large hydroelectric power development project at the confluence of the Mali and N’mai rivers, the source of the Ayeyawady River. Its long suspension is likely to drive down investor confidence amid concerns over the uncertainty of Myanmar …and more »

Nepal’s largest hydro project in the offing – The Kathmandu Post

The Kathmandu PostNepal’s largest hydro project in the offingThe Kathmandu PostThe Mugu Karnali Hydroelectric Project located in northwestern Nepal has an installed capacity of 1,902 MW. The 1,200 MW Budhi Gandaki Hydropower Project in central Nepal is the largest identified scheme so far. Vidhyut Utpadan Company will undertake …

US Department of Energy announces funding for six marine energy projects – HydroWorld

HydroWorldUS Department of Energy announces funding for six marine energy projectsHydroWorldThe company previously demonstrated a RivGen device in Igiugig’s Kvichak River in 2015 — an effort that was recognized by the National Hydropower Association with an Outstanding Stewards of America’s Waters award. DOE said the funding continues work …

Hydro Tasmania study shows potential for 4800 MW of new pumped storage – HydroWorld

HydroWorldHydro Tasmania study shows potential for 4800 MW of new pumped storageHydroWorldAustralian utility Hydro Tasmania has identified 14 pumped storage sites, adding fuel to the island state’s bid to make itself a hydroelectric power reserve for both it and the mainland. The search, performed as part of Hydro Tasmania’s “Battery of the …and more »

NIA seeks investors for 379 hydro plants – The Manila Times

NIA seeks investors for 379 hydro plantsThe Manila TimesThe National Irrigation Administration (NIA) is inviting parties to invest in hydroelectric power projects in 379 identified potential sites nationwide, with the aim of providing alternative resources for renewable energy and maximizing the country’s …

Hydropower Engineering Handbook now available for free public download – HydroWorld

Hydropower Engineering Handbook now available for free public downloadHydroWorldWith many in the hydroelectric field still using the data it contains, the Hydropower Engineering Handbook is now available for free download online. The handbook was originally published in 1991 by McGraw-Hill and “addresses a broad cross section of …

NIA invites investors in hydroelectric power – Manila Bulletin

Manila BulletinNIA invites investors in hydroelectric powerManila BulletinIt said this is the agency’s contribution in providing resources for renewable energy, as well as in maximizing the utilization of irrigation water by venturing into the development of hydroelectric power plants. While NIA encouraged this venture, one …

PUD switches on two new hydro projects near Snoqualmie Falls – The Daily Herald

The Daily HeraldPUD switches on two new hydro projects near Snoqualmie FallsThe Daily HeraldSNOQUALMIE — The majestic waterfalls in the Snoqualmie Valley offer more than just spectacular hikes. The area also supplies neighboring Snohomish County with enough energy to power 10,000 homes miles away from the 1,000-foot drops that generate …

NEA signs maiden PPA with Tanahu Hydro – The Kathmandu Post

NEA signs maiden PPA with Tanahu HydroThe Kathmandu PostIf it is considered as a peaking run of the river type project, the Tanahu Hydro will get Rs10.55 per unit during the dry season and Rs8.40 per unit during the wet season.Tanahu Hydropower Limited…